October 2-ch8 - October 2, 2007 Chapter 8 Glycolysis Energy...

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October 2, 2007 Chapter 8 Glycolysis Energy havesting phase o Furctoes bisphosphate split into two 3-carbon molecules of dlyceraldehyde 3- phosphate o Each G3P molecule is converted into a pyruvate o Yield = 4 ATP’s 2 NADH Fermentation Some cells ferment pyruvate to form acids Some microbest mermnet pyruvate to other acids o Yogurt, cheese Cellular Respiration o Cellular respiration in mitochondria o Pyruvate broken down in the mitochondrial matrix, releasing more energy o High-energy electrons travel through the electron transport chain o Chemiosmosis captures energy stored in a H+ gradient, producing ATP o Mitochondrion Site of cellular respiration Two membranes two counterparts o Overview of aerobic cellular respiration Glucose is first brokendown in pyruvate, through glycolysis, in the cell cytoplasm Pyruvate is transported into the mitochondrion and split into CO2 and 2- carbon acetyl group The acetyl group is further broken down into CO2 in the Krebs cycle
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course BIOLOGY 101 taught by Professor Beitch during the Spring '07 term at Quinnipiac.

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October 2-ch8 - October 2, 2007 Chapter 8 Glycolysis Energy...

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